Jungle Lodge - Cape Tribulation [Ocean Hotels]
Ocean Hotels and Tourism would like to announce the decision to keep Jungle Lodge closed until further notice.
Jungle Lodge, Cape Tribulation
Located in the heart of Cape Tribulation directly across the road from the local bar, food store and pharmacy. Just a short walk to the white sands of Myall Beach, the Dubuji boardwalk, the famous Cape Tribulation Beach and lookout, and a plethora of hiking trails.
General Resort Features:
Ferntree Lodge and Hostel facilities you have access to:
- swimming pool
- communal camp fire
- communal camp kitchen including cooking equipment
- cutlery & crockery sets on check in (deposit required)
- BBQ area
- guest laundry on site, cost applies per load
- communal bathroom facilities
- complimentary car parking
- tour pickups
- bicycle hire from Pharmacy across the road
Important Points to Note:
- check in at Reception at Ferntree 7.00am – 7pm (times may vary)
- Tour Desk
- small internet café (cost applies)
- The Cassawary Café for breakfast (light continental) and dinner (A la carte) Dress code applies in the Café
- luggage storage at Hostel (cost applies)
- The Daintree River Ferry is the ONLY way to access the rainforest across the Daintree River. The Ferry departures regularly between 6am – 12midnight and costs approximately $20 return. NOTE: The Ferry is operated by a independent operator and is subject to closure at anytime without notice dependant on weather and river conditions.
- There is NO mobile telephone coverage provided by any Telco in the Cape Tribulation / Daintree Rainforest region. If you wish to discuss please call your mobile phone provider directly.
The Daintree is one of the wettest climates in Australia and experiences about 120 days of rain per year, averaging 2000mm.
December to April - Green ‘wet’ Season
Expect heavy and frequent downpours.
Temperatures - 27 to 33 degrees Celsius, 85% plus humidity
NOTE: This is the cyclone season and flooding does occur.
May to September
The best time to visit.
Temperatures - Average 26 degrees with lower humidity
Temps in the rainforest are surprisingly mild due to the protective canopy layer of tall trees. The air is often humid but cool.
The highest recorded temperature is 36.7 degrees Celsius.
What to Bring:
The lowest recorded temperature is 8.9 degrees Celsius.
Sea temperatures range from 23 degrees in July (winter) to 29 degrees in February (summer).
- Loose fitting clothes – t-shirts, shorts. A pair of long pants is recommended.
- Some cash as not everywhere will have EFTPOS and there are no Automatic Teller Machines or banks in the area
- A light coat or jacket for May-September
- Covered shoes for walking and hiking
- Flip-flops/Thongs for the beach
- Leave the high heels at home
- Insect repellant
- Sunscreen and a hat
- Your sense of adventure